21 episodes

Melting Pot shares some human stories from all over the world though conversations with inspiring and interesting people.
Despite there being so many diverse cultures, languages, physical appearances, geographical boundaries and locations; there is just one commonality binding us altogether and that is the human story. The commonality between these people is passion or a calling and they have dared to make it their personal reality, by following their dreams, some have tried to introduce unknown aspects of their culture to the world, others have simply made it a way of life and then there are yet others who have made a difference and transformed lives. 
Payal has been in awe of most of her guests through her podcasting journey so far and she feels humbled at how they have opened up their hearts and shared their life stories with her which she is then able to bring to listeners from all over the world to enjoy, listen, appreciate, absorb and take away from.

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Melting Pot Payal Nayar

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Melting Pot shares some human stories from all over the world though conversations with inspiring and interesting people.
Despite there being so many diverse cultures, languages, physical appearances, geographical boundaries and locations; there is just one commonality binding us altogether and that is the human story. The commonality between these people is passion or a calling and they have dared to make it their personal reality, by following their dreams, some have tried to introduce unknown aspects of their culture to the world, others have simply made it a way of life and then there are yet others who have made a difference and transformed lives. 
Payal has been in awe of most of her guests through her podcasting journey so far and she feels humbled at how they have opened up their hearts and shared their life stories with her which she is then able to bring to listeners from all over the world to enjoy, listen, appreciate, absorb and take away from.

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    Episode 20: Women supporting women with Tanushree Gupta

    Episode 20: Women supporting women with Tanushree Gupta

    As a feminist,Tanushree uses her words to inspire other women to question the norms of our largely patriarchal society. She aims to employ more women into her business due to their better work ethic and resilient nature. 
    She and Ram Gupta are not just the dynamic duo which makes Mr.Brown bakery such a hit, but more importantly they are each other’s better halves. 
    Listen to her story to know about this vibrant persona and her journey to success.
    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.
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    • 25 min
    Helping Underprivileged Children Through Art With Ruchika Gupta

    Helping Underprivileged Children Through Art With Ruchika Gupta

    Ruchi, considers herself a wall painter and a mom above all the other roles she plays in her life. Art changed her life and helped define who she is. Now she makes it her mission to help children from low-income and vulnerable communities find themselves through art. 
    A self-taught artist and art teacher, she's been a part of the Akanksha Foundation India for 17 years and developed a visual art program that reaches 9300 children and has been an integral part of the life of many Akanksha alumni.
    She and art for Akanksha are now poised to take art to many more children.
    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.

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    • 16 min
    An ex-drug offender’s road to recovery with Bruce Mathieu

    An ex-drug offender’s road to recovery with Bruce Mathieu

    “I once was lost but now I'm found; Was blind, but now I see”!  
    Five is the number of times Bruce Mathieu, 50, has been in and out of prison for drug-related offences. He started drugs at 13 and spent the next 30 years in the bondage of drug addiction, including a sentence for about 20 years for drug consumption and drug related offences. 
    Now Bruce has been out of prison for 4 years. He is currently working as a Brand Ambassador for The Living Well, a social enterprise. He volunteers his time with the CNB, SPS and Teen Challenge Singapore. Bruce is also an anti-drug advocate and motivational speaker.
    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.
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    • 30 min
    Jyotsna Singh- launched a business to share her passion for great food- Part 2

    Jyotsna Singh- launched a business to share her passion for great food- Part 2

    Did you enjoy my conversation with Jo last week? Join me for part 2 of the interview this week.
    Like her mother and grandmother, Jo loves cooking. Encouraged by friends who loved her recipes, Jo launched Jo's Kitchen in March 2019 and now enjoys a long list of regular clients for her trademark Pork Vindaloo, Konkan Coast seafood, and many other delicious dishes.
    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.
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    • 24 min
    Jyotsna Singh launched a business to share her passion for great food Part 1

    Jyotsna Singh launched a business to share her passion for great food Part 1

    Jo imbibed a love for cooking from her mother, her treasure house of recipes includes old favourites and new discoveries across Indian and International cuisines. 
    Encouraged by friends who loved her recipes, Jo launched Jo's Kitchen in March 2019. Jo's Kitchen is a small home business that is an outpouring of her passion for great food and offers high-quality home-cooked food in Singapore. 
    Now Jo's Kitchen enjoys a long list of regular clients for her trademark Pork Vindaloo, Konkan Coast seafood, and many other delicious dishes. 

    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.
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    • 18 min
    Growing the vegan community in Vietnam with Anya

    Growing the vegan community in Vietnam with Anya

     Growing the vegan community in Vietnam with Anya June 26 2020
    Meet Anya who makes healthy & delicious cakes without the need of an oven. She is working on developing new recipes and contributing to the growth of the vegan community in Saigon, Vietnam.
    Born and raised in Ukraine, she is currently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 
    Anya has always been interested in cooking,but never took it seriously until she was fueled by an introduction to Veganism. Anya was excited by the innovations in the edible use of a variety of plants, vegetables and fruits. 
    Anya started working with plant-based desserts, which drove her all along the way to switch something that was her personal hobby into a business. 
    Besides spending hours in the kitchen, Anya enjoys strolling around the city and discovering new places, not to forget to mention her love for dancing lindy hop.
     
    Original music credit: Rish Sharma.
    His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and other streaming platforms. 
    Audio post production at HNM Studios New Delhi India.
    October2019 voicesandmore Pte Ltd All rights reserved

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    • 25 min

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Variety is the spice!

I was curious about this series, where could it take me? Answer: all over! So many different personalities, with a host of inspiring stories. The conversations flow, as if you are engaging in relaxed conversation over a drink with friends. So pour yourself a cuppa (or glass!) and tune in!

chawlarahat ,

Multi disciplinary interests!

This podcast has concise yet meaty material across disciplines. Keeps you hooked with varying content with guests from across the world! If you’re looking for broad based topics from real life personalities with candid conversations - this podcast is for you!

Highly recommended!

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